After opening a farm stand in Calverton earlier this year, the owners of Lavender by the Bay appeared before the Riverhead Town Planning Board Thursday to seek formal site plan approval.
The owners, Susan and Serge Rozenbaum, run a successful 17-acre farm in East Marion where they grow several varieties of French and English lavender. READ
A Riverhead man was arrested Tuesday in connection to two recent burglaries at Greenport businesses.
Southold Town Police arrested Juan Lopez, 44, on two felony burglary charges for break-ins that occurred at Front Street Station and the Parapsychology Foundation last week. READ
The large wooden sign that marked the entrance to Lavender by the Bay in East Marion was stolen overnight Thursday, according to its owners. READ
As traffic concerns continue to escalate on the North Fork, Lavender by the Bay is hoping a second location in Calverton can help mitigate the crowds that travel east to visit their popular farm in East Marion. READ
The wet, cold spring has led to less honey this season on the North Fork.
All bees, not just honeybees, need flowers for food, and Long Island is increasingly losing flowery areas due to residential development and deer eating the plants. READ
The gorgeous English lavender is expected to bloom at Lavender by the Bay this weekend, a stunning occurrence that draws thousands to the East Marion lavender farm every summer.
While Orient and East Marion residents and business owners have complained of road congestion during the bloom, this year the farm’s owner has removed one acre of plants to add 100 parking spots. The farm previously had 65 spots.